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Black gram vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Black gram and Wheat gluten

  • Black gram has more Copper, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, and Zinc, however Wheat gluten is higher in Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Black gram covers your daily Copper needs 89% more than Wheat gluten.
  • Wheat gluten contains 31 times less Fiber than Black gram. Black gram contains 18.3g of Fiber, while Wheat gluten contains 0.6g.

Food varieties used in this article are Mungo beans, mature seeds, raw and Vital wheat gluten.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +45.6%
Contains more Potassium +883%
Contains more Magnesium +968%
Contains more Copper +439%
Contains more Zinc +294.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.7%
Equal in Calcium - 142
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 284% 42% 87% 191% 327% 92% 163% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains more Iron +45.6%
Contains more Potassium +883%
Contains more Magnesium +968%
Contains more Copper +439%
Contains more Zinc +294.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains less Sodium -23.7%
Equal in Calcium - 142

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 69% 59% 28% 55% 65% 0% 0% 162%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Black gram
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
149
Black gram
58
Wheat gluten

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
151%
Black gram
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
59%
Black gram
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
8%
Black gram
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black gram Wheat gluten
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.158g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black gram Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 341 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 25.21 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.64 1.85 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 58.99 13.79 Black gram
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.57 5.2 Black gram
Calcium 138 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 983 100 Black gram
Magnesium 267 25 Black gram
Sugar 0 Black gram
Fiber 18.3 0.6 Black gram
Copper 0.981 0.182 Black gram
Zinc 3.35 0.85 Black gram
Starch
Phosphorus 379 260 Black gram
Sodium 38 29 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 23 0 Black gram
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.273 0 Black gram
Vitamin B2 0.254 0 Black gram
Vitamin B3 1.447 0 Black gram
Vitamin B5 0.906 0 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.281 0 Black gram
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folate 216 0 Black gram
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.114 0.272 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.085 0.156 Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.81 Black gram
Tryptophan 0.263 Black gram
Threonine 0.875 Black gram
Isoleucine 1.287 Black gram
Leucine 2.089 Black gram
Lysine 1.674 Black gram
Methionine 0.367 Black gram
Phenylalanine 1.473 Black gram
Valine 1.416 Black gram
Histidine 0.706 Black gram
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174259/nutrients
  2. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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